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“Character and resilience” as important as GCSEs for young people says Damian Hinds

The Education Secretary addressed the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership conference in London this morning to stress the importance of instilling confidence and character in every child. Hinds declared that he wishes to “call time” on the phrase “public-school confidence”, arguing that such confidence should not be reserved for privately educated children only.…

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Celebrating success! 2018 Young Speakers of the Year

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. held its annual Young Speakers of the Year Showcase on Saturday, 17th November. Winners travelled from around the country to Liverpool to attend the celebration and receive their awards. Out of 14,000 learners who took ESB Speech assessments in 2017-18, twelve were selected as winners in recognition of their outstanding…

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Unlocking learners’ potential with Speakers Trust

Our partnership with Speakers Trust was initiated in 2017 based on their shared aims of raising a learner’s confidence and unlocking their potential by developing and enhancing their oral communications skills. As part of this partnership, material from a number of Speakers Trust programs with young people are endorsed by ESB. In addition, ESB Chief…

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We’re upgrading our Speech qualifications

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. is delighted to announce the rebranding of our portfolio of Graded Examinations in Speech qualifications in September 2018. As part of this rebranding project, we will be simplifying the qualification titles of our Graded Examinations in Speech, so that they are more relevant and straightforward for teachers, parents and learners. In particular, we will be removing the ‘Junior’ and ‘Senior’ labels from our qualification titles.

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